Shepard

[shep-erd]
noun
  1. Alan Bartlett, Jr.,1923–1998, U.S. astronaut: first American in space, May 5, 1961.
  2. Sam,born 1943, U.S. playwright, actor, and director.
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Historical Examples of shepard

  • Nor does anybody, save here and there an antiquarian, read Shepard and Hooker and Mayhew.

  • Yet Shepard took as high ground as any with regard to this subject.

  • Mrs. Shepard wanted to know if we could not put in at some port, as we had done on Thursday.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic

  • "There has been some mistake, Colonel Shepard," I interposed.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic

  • "My wife don't feel safe in the city," added Colonel Shepard.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic


British Dictionary definitions for shepard

Shepard

noun
  1. Alan Bartlett, Jr. 1923–98, US naval officer; first US astronaut in space (1961)
  2. Sam original name Samuel Shepard Rogers. born 1943, US dramatist, film actor, and director. His plays include Chicago (1966), The Tooth of Crime (1972), and Buried Child (1978): films as actor include Days of Heaven (1978) and The Right Stuff (1983); films as director include Far North (1989) and Silent Tongue (1994)
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